In memory of
Roger H. Katz
In memory of
Roger H. Katz
Dummerston- Roger H. Katz, 65 of Black Mountain Road passed away peacefully late Monday morning, April 1, 2013 in the comfort of his home following an extended illness. Roger was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 15, 1947 the son of Edward and Genevieve (Kocot) Katz. He was raised and educated in the Detroit area graduating from Royal Oak Dondero High School, Class of 1965. A resident of the Brattleboro area since 1965, he attended Marlboro College where he majored in Physiology. Once arriving in Brattleboro to attend Marlboro he fell in love with the area making it his home for the past 48 years. Well known in the community as a professional photographer, he established two photography shops, Elliot Street Camera and Photo 101 then located on Main Street. His current business, Black Mountain Studios was operated out of his home in Dummerston. At the time of his death he had also been employed at Omega Optical in Brattleboro working for his close friend Robert Johnson. In conjunction with his passion with photography, he enjoyed cycling, contra dancing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and time spent in the woods. Roger was a quiet unassuming man always seen around town with his camera equipment in hand. He was a member of several local bicycle and contra dance groups. Survivors include his father of Birmingham, Michigan, his beloved sister, Marsha Katz and her husband Bob Liston of Missoula, Montana, two nephews, Christopher and Stephen Johnson, two great nieces and several cousins. Additionally he leaves a large host of friends and acquaintances. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at the Stone Church on Main Street on Sunday, April 14th at 8:30 PM. Services are also scheduled for family members back in the Detroit area. Burial of his cremated remains will be conducted in Wilder Cemetery in Dummerston on Sunday, August 18th at 11:00 AM. A reception will follow at the West Dummerston Community Center. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Roger's name may be made to The Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT 05301, Insight Photography for Youth, 45 Flat St., Suite 1, Brattleboro, VT 05301, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro, VT 05344, or to Bayada Hospice and Homecare, 23 Marlboro Road #101 Brattleboro, VT 05301. It is also suggested for those who desire to view part of Roger's extensive photography portfolio visit his Facebook pages at Roger's Photos or Roger H. Katz.
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Atamaniuk Funeral Home
40 Terrace Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
In memory of
Roger H. Katz
Dummerston- Roger H. Katz, 65 of Black Mountain Road passed away peacefully late Monday morning, April 1, 2013 in the comfort of his home following an extended illness. Roger was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 15, 1947 the son of Edward and Genevieve (Kocot) Katz. He was raised and educated in the Detroit area graduating from Royal Oak Dondero High School, Class of 1965. A resident of the Brattleboro area since 1965, he attended Marlboro College where he majored in Physiology. Once arriving in Brattleboro to attend Marlboro he fell in love with the area making it his home for the past 48 years. Well known in the community as a professional photographer, he established two photography shops, Elliot Street Camera and Photo 101 then located on Main Street. His current business, Black Mountain Studios was operated out of his home in Dummerston. At the time of his death he had also been employed at Omega Optical in Brattleboro working for his close friend Robert Johnson. In conjunction with his passion with photography, he enjoyed cycling, contra dancing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and time spent in the woods. Roger was a quiet unassuming man always seen around town with his camera equipment in hand. He was a member of several local bicycle and contra dance groups. Survivors include his father of Birmingham, Michigan, his beloved sister, Marsha Katz and her husband Bob Liston of Missoula, Montana, two nephews, Christopher and Stephen Johnson, two great nieces and several cousins. Additionally he leaves a large host of friends and acquaintances. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at the Stone Church on Main Street on Sunday, April 14th at 8:30 PM. Services are also scheduled for family members back in the Detroit area. Burial of his cremated remains will be conducted in Wilder Cemetery in Dummerston on Sunday, August 18th at 11:00 AM. A reception will follow at the West Dummerston Community Center. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Roger's name may be made to The Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT 05301, Insight Photography for Youth, 45 Flat St., Suite 1, Brattleboro, VT 05301, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro, VT 05344, or to Bayada Hospice and Homecare, 23 Marlboro Road #101 Brattleboro, VT 05301. It is also suggested for those who desire to view part of Roger's extensive photography portfolio visit his Facebook pages at Roger's Photos or Roger H. Katz.
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